Lex Gillan, E-RYT 500
History: Pioneered full-time yoga instruction as a profession in stand-alone studios. Founded The Yoga Institute in 1974, one of the oldest independent yoga studios in the country. Built business to four studios in Texas and had minority ownership in bookshops of ten other studios around the country. Each of the four original studios had a bookstore with 2,000 volumes of classic yogic texts. Personally taught more than 25,000 yoga classes and 300 two-day meditation workshops to more than 100,000 students at the original Houston studio. Sold the studio piece of the business in 1997 to concentrate on teaching Yoga Teacher Training and National Certification Course (est. 1993) and the Advanced Yoga Studies Course. These courses are nine day and six day courses, respectively, that are taught at retreat centers around the country. More than 180 nine day courses have been taught certifying more than 1,800 yoga teachers. These courses pioneered yoga teacher certification in the United States.
Teacher certification: Nine day Yoga Alliance 200/500 hour Yoga Teacher Training and National Certification Course for all levels and all traditions.
Please call 800.524.6674. Visit lexgillan.com for dates and venues.